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Microsoft Contacts+Message SD card backup

Microsoft releases Contacts+Message backup app for Windows Phone

If you are running Windows Phone 8.1 on a device with expandable storage via an SD card, you may want to grab this new system app from Microsoft. The release is titled 'contacts+message backup' and the tiny app only installs to the Settings on your Windows Phone (it will not be listed in your...
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Outlook.com

Build 2015 panel listings reveal Microsoft's Outlook.com third-party app plans

Microsoft plans to give third-party developers a way to create apps and add-ins for its Outlook.com email service. That tidbit was revealed as part of the company's posting of descriptions for its Build 2015 developer conference that begins Wednesday, April 29 in San Francisco. The panel...
Movie Creator Beta gets 4K video input support, OneDrive integration and more

Movie Creator Beta gets 4K video input support, OneDrive integration and more

Back in November, Microsoft Mobile released Movie Creator exclusively for Lumia Windows Phones and the Surface. Since that time, we have not seen too much in the way of updates or new features, but that changes today. The latest version is now live in the Store for Lumia Windows Phones (sorry,...
Band Translate

Ask for translations on the Microsoft Band with Band Translate

The Microsoft Band has a lot of potential and you can see that from the apps that third-party developers have come up with. Band Translate is a great example. It lets you ask for translations directly from the Microsoft Band. After installing the app, you can press and hold the action button on...
Eurovision Song Contest app for Windows Phone

Microsoft helps launch the Eurovision Song Contest app on Windows Phone and Windows 8.1

Microsoft has entered into a partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to help develop and launch the official 2015 Eurovision Song Contest mobile apps. Those apps are debuting on Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 before they launch for iOS and Android later this week. The Eurovision...
Video Upload to Instagram grabs quick fix for Lumia 830, some new features too

Video Upload to Instagram grabs quick fix for Lumia 830, some new features too

Last week, Venetasoft released a new app descriptively called Video Upload to Instagram. The app is the first standalone tool to let users grab videos from their library, crop, and upload to Instagram (the official app does not allow this, nor does 6tag). Today, version 1.0.0.6 is out and with...
Skype

Skype's India-specific app is tailored for slow cellular networks, entry-level devices

Skype is working on launching an Indian-centric version of its app that will work on 2G and 3G networks in the country, and on devices with limited processing capabilities. Although several major cities in India are blanketed by 3G (with 4G going mainstream later this year), most of the towns...
VLC for Windows Phone

VLC for Windows Phone updated with better background audio sync, host of bug fixes

Good news if you're a fan of VLC media player, as the app has picked up another update today that includes a slew of bug fixes. In terms of functionality, the app has a back button added for the search pages, along with UI fixes for the new responsive design introduced last week. Also, the app...
Microsoft Contacts+Message SD card backup

Microsoft releases Contacts+Message backup app for Windows Phone

If you are running Windows Phone 8.1 on a device with expandable storage via an SD card, you may want to grab this new system app from Microsoft. The release is titled 'contacts+message backup' and the tiny app only installs to the Settings on your Windows Phone (it will not be listed in your...
TrueCaller update adds Persian language support, blocks installing to SD card

TrueCaller update adds Persian language support, blocks installing to SD cards

Following its big update to 5.0 earlier this week, TrueCaller has picked up another that brings Persian language support and blocks installing the app to an SD card, along with the usual helping of bug fixes. Here's what's new in TrueCaller version 5.0.2: Added Persian language Fix to...
6tag grabs its third update this week, bringing custom locations, improved dark theme, more

6tag updated with custom locations, improved dark theme, more

Popular unofficial Instagram client for Windows Phone, 6tag, has scored another update today, bumping it up to version 4.3 and bringing the ability to create custom locations, along with an improved dark theme and a custom rescale algorithm option to improve image quality. Here's the full,...

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